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Trump warns Iran against attacking US troops in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Tehran should expect a bold US response if Iran or Iranian-backed...

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Iran parliament speaker, Israeli health minister have virus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s parliament speaker has contracted the new coronavirus, the country’s highest-ranking government figure yet to catch...

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Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity

OHANNESBURG (AP) — Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their...

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UN Security Council urges cease-fire in Afghanistan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN Security Council urged Afghanistan’s warring parties on Tuesday to heed the UN secretary-general’s call...

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UN begins home food drops for Gaza’s needy to stem virus

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A UN aid agency Tuesday began delivering food to the homes of impoverished Palestinians...

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Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A senior Saudi official urged more than one million Muslims intending to perform the...

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Dubai throws Emirates Air a cash lifeline as travel grounded

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s government announced Tuesday it will inject equity into Emirates airlines as the Middle...

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US extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday renewed several waivers on U.S. sanctions against Iran, allowing Russian, European and...

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Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing a year amid virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s Expo 2020 should be postponed to next year over the new coronavirus pandemic,...

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Activists say IS prison riots break out again in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Imprisoned Islamic State militants rioted again on Monday at a jail in northeastern Syria, hours after the...

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Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria: Spokesperson

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces in Syria put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in the country’s...

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Afghan officials say Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, police

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attacks in Afghanistan’s north and south have killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen,...

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Prisoners riot in Iran amid region’s worst virus outbreak

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Prisoners in southern Iran broke cameras and caused other damage during a riot, state media reported...

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Fearing Gaza virus spread, Hamas preps for mass quarantines

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Nima Amraa returned to the Gaza Strip from neighboring Egypt earlier this month,...

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